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World Health Organization

specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health
The flag of the World Health Organization.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialised agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. It was established in 1948 and is based in Geneva, Switzerland.

Quotes from the World Health OrganizationEdit

  • Infectious diseases do not employ multinational public relations firms. There are no front groups to promote the spread of cholera. Mosquitoes have no lobbyists. The evidence presented here suggests that tobacco is a case unto itself, and that reversing its burden on global health will be not only about understanding addiction and curing disease, but, just as importantly, about overcoming a determined and powerful industry.

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